Tennis Umpires Mulling Boycott Of Serena Williams Matches

Tennis Umpires Are Reportedly Considering Boycott of Serena Williams Matches After US Open Incident

Report: Tennis Umpires Mulling Boycott Of Serena Williams Matches

This last outburst cost Williams a game, impacting the match and tarnishing what should have been a great win and a shining moment for her competitor, Naomi Osaka.

Now that the dust has settled, Osaka has finally revealed what the tennis legend said.

Portuguese umpire Carlos Ramos, who was at the center of the row with Serena Williams in the US Open final, has been appointed to officiate in the Davis Cup semi-final - a step seen as support from tennis officials.

"For me I don't feel sad because I wouldn't even know what I'm expected to feel", said Osaka, who has climbed from 19th to seventh in the new world rankings. When Williams called him a thief and demanded an apology, he docked her a game, a shocking penalty in the final of a Grand Slam event. (I don't have an anger issue - I just sometimes believe in vigilante justice).

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The accusations of sexism against Williams clearly has really rankled with Christianson, stating that this is "appalling" and mentioning that she's had blow-ups like this before, usually when she's losing. These questions persist as debate over controversy that marred the Open finale won by Japanese Naomi Osaka continued a week after it happened. "I'm all about gender equality and I think when you look at that situation these are conversations that will be imposed in the next weeks".

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova also criticized Williams this week, writing in The New York Times, "We can not measure ourselves by what we think we should also be able to get away with".

"For now I'm just sort of riding the wave".

"It's every athlete's dream to play in the Olympics, so of course it would be my goal to win gold".

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For sure, he would be a point of reference for me. "In a few days, one week, he will be ready to play". While promoted Cardiff are yet to win this season, Sarri said they will provide a tough test.

Date, a former world number four, has tipped Osaka to become Japan's first tennis number one.

'This is was what I was thinking when Serena Williams was playing. He's never taken a game from a man because they said "thief". "I enjoyed every single second of the match".

"So hopefully I can be that role model".

"I've always thought Kei (Nishikori) was a super good role model and hopefully I can be that too", she said.

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The Americans are missing their top two players: No. 10 John Isner is staying home while his wife awaits the birth of their child, and Sock hurt his hip en route to winning the US Open doubles title with Bryan.

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